COVID-19 Vaccine

It is the APS Foundation of America, Inc Medical Advisors recommendation that every APS patient should get vaccinated for COVID-19. The potential negative health effects of COVID-19 infection are much worse than the extremely rare possible serious side effects of the vaccine.

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ICAPA 2022

It is our pleasure to invite all join us in Cordoba, Argentina for the 17th International Congress on Antiphospholipid Antibodies 2022 taking place from 11th – 14th May 2022.

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Recommend a Doctor

With the help of our Medical Advisory team our forum members & other APS patients, we have compiled a list of doctors who are familiar with APS and who currently treat APS patients. This list can be found on the Find a Doctors page.

We’re always looking for more doctors to add to our list. If you want to add your doctor or find a doctor that needs to be removed from our list, please use the form on our contact us page.

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The COVID-19 (Novel coronavirus) pandemic has quickly infected over a million people worldwide. At this time, little is known about how patients with rheumatic diseases, many of whom use medications and drugs that suppress the immune system, are affected by the virus. Here is a study for adults with rheumatic diseases, and parents of children with rheumatic diseases. Click the button to learn more about eligibility and participate in the survey.

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Antiphospholipid Syndrome iBook

The first APS digital book, available for free on iTunes, is a collaborative project between Hospital for Special Surgery (NY) and Nancy-Lorraine University (France). We hope that this APS book also will increase the awareness of APS among the medical community and patients.

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APS ACTION is a network of internationally renown physicians and scientists that works to find a cure for Antiphospholopid Syndrome. Donations to the ASPFA allocated for research help facilitate their mission.

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Founded in 2005, the APS Foundation of America, Inc. is dedicated to fostering and facilitating joint efforts in the areas of education, public awareness, research, and patient services for Antiphospholipid Syndrome (APS) in an effective and ethical manner.

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